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Gastric Sleeve and Acid Reflux – Things to be Aware of before Surgery

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Surgery done to reduce the stomach by 25% of its original size is called Gastric Sleeve. This is a surgical weight-loss procedure. The surgery includes removal of a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature. The end result is a sleeve or tube like structure. Acid reflux is a condition in which the acidic gastric fluid rushes back into the esophagus, causing heartburn. There is a valve at the entrance of the stomach called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES).     Generally, the LES closes when food completely passes through it. But when it opens frequently or doesn’t […]

Symptoms of Gastric Ulcer – Summary of Common and Severe

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Gastric ulcer is also called by the name Peptic ulcer, if it occurs in the stomach. Generally it refers to painful sores or ulcers in the lining of the first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum. The main culprit behind an ulcer is due to an imbalance between digestive fluids in the stomach and duodenum. Peptic Ulcer could have minor and major symptoms. Sometimes they could be no symptoms. The common indications of gastric ulcer are gnawing or burning pain below the breastbone, vomiting, bloating and dark stools. Consult a doctor when the symptoms become serious and life-threatening. […]

Ways to Get Rid of Gas Cramps and Pain

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When I searched Google, there was no proper definition for “Gas Cramps”. Most of the articles were related to “gas pain” or “bloating”. A cramp is a sudden, severe, and involuntary muscle contraction or over-shortening; while generally temporary and non-damaging, they can cause mild-to-excruciating pain, and a paralysis-like immobility of the affected muscle(s). So if a cramp occurs due to gas, we can call it “gas cramps”. So what does “gas” mean? It is air in your digestive tract, which is nothing but the large, muscular tube that extends from your mouth to your anus. Most of the people have similar signs and symptoms for “gas cramps”. […]

The Best Home Remedy for Bloated Stomach and Gas – Simple Solution

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Gas has many different forms and symptoms. A few them include bloating, belching, nausea and vomiting, acidic taste, growling stomach, burning sensation in the stomach, abdominal pain etc. Indigestion and Flatulence are also common with Bloating. It is not restricted to a single age or sex and affects all kinds of persons. Patients with a bloated stomach have severe abdominal pain and gas. Fennel seeds are also a good home remedy for stomach bloating and pain. You can drink Chamomile tea to get relief from stomach gas. Peppermint is also good for people with persistent gas pains. Pumpkin is another […]

40 Natural Remedies for Gastric Problems for Instant Relief

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After reading foods for gastric problems, many readers commented with their symptoms and problems. In continuation to that article, I would like to elaborate with home remedies for gastric pain. One of the best natural remedy for gas is to take any spice like cinnamon, fennel seeds with tea before breakfast. Another important Indian tip comes in the form of butter-milk. Though many Western countries are new to buttermilk, it is taking a spoonful of curd with water. I also found some homeopathic, ayurvedic, Chinese, yunani medicine for gas. Let’s see a list of natural remedies that can soothe your […]

Food Habits and Diet to Reduce Stomach Problems in Children

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Adults pass gas 10 to 20 times a day which is normal for children also. Grown-ups show different symptoms when compared to babies and little kids. Bigger adults with knowledge of their body can differentiate between stomach pain and serious pain that warrants urgent medical addition. But what about minors and nestlings? Many-a-times there are indicators that a child’s stomach ache is serious, which doctors can diagnose. Some of them include fever, significant vomiting, weight loss, and severe diarrhea, blood in the stool or vomit, or pain in the upper right or lower right abdomen. Also children are so naïve […]

Long Term Headache After Head Injury – Causes, Types and Treatment

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Headache after head injury is of concern if it’s of long term. Generally headaches go away after a few minutes or days if its a small accidental injury. But the persisting headaches are called post-traumatic or post-concussion headaches. Normally soldiers returning from Afghanistan and Iraq have these troubles as they are more prone to such head injuries. Though a finite number of studies have been done on them to relate long term effects, it’s still unclear what the treatment has to be. In a study, it is found that 30% of patients report long term headaches after injury. Headache is also […]

Stomach Cancer Remedies – Possible Ways to Live Long

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The best possible remedies for gastric cancer are surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Just like with many other cancers, the more earlier stomach cancer is diagnosed, more the chances of survival. Though sometimes surgery cannot eradicate the stomach cancer, it can relieve of your symptoms and will slow down the cancer.  Also Read About : Causes of Stomach Cancer and Different Types A case-study of stage-4 stomach cancer shows how herbal teas can be a good remedy. I was diagnosed in May of 2001 with stage 4 adenocarcinoma of the stomach, right at the junction of my esophagus (in fact the doctors […]

10 Likely Causes of Gastric Cancer

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Stomach cancer is also known by “Gastric cancer”. As cancer relates to cells in the body, gastric cancer is nothing but an accumulation of unnatural group of cells that form a tumor in any part of the stomach. This abnormal group can be malignant or cancerous. Statistics about Gastric Cancer According to WHO stats, about 0.8 million gastric cancer related deaths occur each year globally. It is the fourth most common cause of cancer and second cause in cancer related deaths. This disease is more common in males and in developing nations compared to industrialized nations. The exceptions are Japan and South Korea. […]

Stomache Ache After Eating : Causes and Treatment

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Diet is the main culprit of many diseases for good or bad reasons. Stomach bloating can happen if you take unhealthy diet and take too much medicine. As a child you may have eaten too many chocolates and got nasty stomach pain problems. But your body-resistance is good in those days. But as you grow older, you find that several small symptoms create worry. Even a small mouth ulcer can make you sick. Cough and Cold are such other small symptoms. But if you observe this post on a patient forum, you observe that there are no special reasons for […]